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About me: Hi! I'm Rachel, a UW Honors student aiming to graduate in 2016 who wishes she could major in everything! Instead of everything, however, I decided upon environmental studies (after much, much, much deliberation). Being a student at UW gives you instant access to an incredible wealth of resources, and I've found that so much of my education here has been from outside of the classroom. I've had a blast working with Students Expressing Environmental Dedication (SEED) last year, as well as trying out classes that had little to do with my intended major (psychology, bilingualism, philosophy of feminism, and more). This year you might also see me around campus, giving prospective students and other visitors campus tours. Ask me about sustainability at UW, theatre opportunities, dance (all kinds!), living in the residence halls, choosing a major, Dawg Daze, working on campus, studying languages (especially Korean), or anything else that you want to know!

Contact preferences

Email: rdec@uw.edu

Academics

General area(s) of study: Social Sciences, Natural Sciences

Current or intended majors: Environmental Studies

Current or intended minors: (none)

Housing Experience

  • Honors Housing

Activities

Study Abroad: South Korea (Yonsei University)

Volunteering/Service: Tutoring elementary school students

Leadership: Students Expressing Environmental Dedication (SEED), Dawg Daze

Clubs/RSOs: Students Expressing Environmental Dedication (SEED), UW Stage Notes, EcoReps, Salsa Club/Team

Internships: Environmental (Consulting) Internships

Campus Jobs: HFS jobs, Husky Grind, Campus Tour Guide

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